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Borrow Books and DVDs

Second floor stacks at COCC Barber Library

As a COCC student, you can borrow any items in the library collections. Use the Barber Library & Summit Catalog to search for books, DVDs, and other items. The library can deliver most items to Redmond, Prineville, or Madras.

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You can also borrow items from 38 other libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho by placing a Summit request.

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GED Books

Books to help students prepare for the GED test are available at every COCC campus. Find them in the second-floor stacks in Bend, in Building 3 in Redmond, or at the front desk in Madras or Prineville.

Cover of GED Test Prep Plus 2019

GED test prep plus 2019

This book has pretests and instruction in essential concepts and test-taking strategies. There is a timed, full length practice test for each subject.

Cover of Trivium GED Preparation 2019-2020 All Subjects

GED preparation 2019-2020 all subjects

This book by Trivium Test Prep is an exam study guide with practice test questions.

Browsing and Graphic Novels

Photo of graphic novels at COCC Barber Library

In the West Wing of Barber Library in Bend, you can find fun popular books and graphic novels.

Borrow Technology

The library has more than books. You can also check out laptops, graphing calculators, and more! The Technology Lending Guide lists the equipment available.

Calculators are available at every COCC campus. Ask for them at the library circulation desk in Bend, in Building 3 in Redmond, or at the front desk in Madras or Prineville.

For laptops and other technology items, visit the Barber Library in Bend or request delivery to your campus through the Library catalog. 

A photo of technology available for checkout at COCC Barber Library

Study Online

You can access many digital resources through the library.

Learning Express

This database has study aids and practice tests for academic, civil service, and certification exams, including the updated GED. When you take a practice test, you'll see your score and complete answer explanations. Sign in with your COCC email and password.

Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy offers FREE self-guided online assessments for topics like Basic Computer Skills, Using Email, Windows, Essential Software Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs), Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, and Your Digital Footprint. Create a learner account to track your progress. Click on the link above to sign in, or view this page with more details and instructions for getting started.


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